2 Hours Duration
From start to finish
Over stunning Skagway glaciers
Land on Remote Glacier
With time for guided exploration
Limited Seats Available
Book early for this popular heli tour
Climb aboard the well-named Skagway Glacier Discovery Helicopter Tour to discover the majesty and beauty of the mountains and glaciers that surround the port town of Skagway. This thrilling 2-hour tour gives you 40 minutes helicopter time including stunning aerial views of the glaciers and peaks of the Chilkat Range, before a 40-minute walking tour that allows you to truly get up close and personal with Alaska’s glaciers. One of the premier Alaska shore excursions, this incredible tour provides you with start to finish views, custom flight routes chosen each day for optimum experiences, and 3 glacier options to ensure you get the most out of your Alaskan adventure. From Ferebee to Chilkat to Meade, your guide is bound to find a glacier that will deliver the ultimate experience!
Just a short distance from your cruise docks, the Skagway Glacier Discovery Helicopter Tour begins right from Skagway’s historic shoreline. Here at the helicopter base, you will receive a quick safety briefing, before hopping in your chopper for stunning views of Skagway from above. From here, you will travel along a breathtaking flight route that was hand chosen that day for optimal conditions, as you travel to either Ferebee, Chilkat, or Meade Glacier. As one of the only Alaska shore excursions with permits to operate on so many glaciers, you will be guaranteed a once in a lifetime experience! After landing on the glacier, you will stick close to your guide as you examine the beautiful crevasses, waterfalls, blue ice, and more, that make these rivers of ice feel other-worldly and awe-inspiring. Your guide will have a multitude of information for you as you explore the ice for 40 minutes, so you can better understand these fragile giants. As you finish up the Skagway Glacier Discovery Helicopter Tour, your guide will take you back over the incredible glacier, so you can again take in the massive size of these wonders. Don’t forget your cameras, this is one of the Alaska shore excursions you will want to remember forever!
Looking for more glacier experiences? Take a look at the Mendenhall Lake Kayaking Adventure, for a whole new view of one of these stunning glaciers!